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September 28, 2022

Extra Aerobatic Planes Founder and CEO Walter Extra announced today the formation of Extra USA based at the DeLand Airport (KDED), in DeLand, Florida.  Extra USA’s mission out of the Deland facility will be to provide factory authorized support for spares and maintenance to all North America Extra aircraft owners.  Additionally, all new Extra models of aircraft bound for North America will be received at DeLand and checked out by factory authorized staff for delivery.   Extra has been building the world’s finest aerobatic aircraft for more than 40 years and the United States is one of the...

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September 25, 2022

The submission deadline for IAC members to propose changes to the IAC Official Contest Rules for the 2023 contest season was July 1st. These proposals have now been compiled by IAC Rules Chair Barrett Hines. A total of 27 proposals from the membership were received. A PDF with all of the rule proposals is available for download below.  Although organized some to assist with their evaluation, these are listed essentially in the order received.

Our thanks to all our members who submitted their ideas to improve IAC rules and our competitions. All members are now invited to review the...

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September 23, 2022
IAC Policy and Procedures Section 229 (which governs the Sequence Program) provides the proposed sequences to be available for member comment for the next 30 days. PDFs with the 2023 sequences are available for download below.  
All members are invited to review the 2023 proposed sequences and provide feedback. You can address any or all, but make sure to reference the individual sequence (s) you are commenting on;
      a) Do you support the proposed sequence or not, for each of the following;
Primary Power
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September 21, 2022

MT Propeller has requested the FAA issue an Airworthiness Directive (AD) with the goal of locating and updating the small number of propellers that have not yet had MT SB 30 accomplished.

This only affects a very small population of selected MT prop manufactured between late 2013 and 2014.  These props may contain lag bolts in the blade roots from a run that did not meet the standards demanded by MT-Propeller.

If your MT Prop s/n is between 13XXXX and 14XXXX, you need to check the SB 30.pdf document to see if your prop s/n is included. See attached below on this page.

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September 16, 2022
For the 2022 US Nationals Scoring, we’re requesting PDF copies of Freestyles, the same as for Regional’s.  We will be preparing our scoring system in advance, and this saves time on site if we can get as many Free Programs loaded as possible before the start of Nationals. Hard copies are still primary, however soft copies will assist us in clipboard preparation.
Please don’t forget, nor hesitate, to resubmit if there are any subsequent changes. Submit via the instructions below. 
Thanks,
‘Bwana’ Bob Buckley
Castle Rock, CO
719-277-...
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September 12, 2022

Each year, the membership of the International Aerobatic Club nominates outstanding volunteers to be recognized for their contributions to the sport of aerobatics. The award winners are selected by a secret ballot of the IAC Board of Directors.

The award recipients were recognized at the IAC Annual Member Meeting and dinner at 2022 EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Please congratulate the following IAC members for their contributions to the aerobatic community.

 

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